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Thread: Dev Team has been bought out - immediate withdrawl from the iPhone community

  1. #161
    Quote Originally Posted by matt4iphones View Post
    So why have they shut down?
    That I dont know all it said was at the bottom was a update and said they were shutting down for the day. And be back up on the 2nd I figuire as a joke and maybe to see what people are saying.

  2. #162
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    Its all an April fools joke folks! If you followed the history of hackers you would know that what we primarily do is to set information free, NOT sell out to big brother!
    Funny thing thou, seeing all the reactions all over the web!

    I say "we" as a sort of fellowship of hackers,(me going back to the early 80s according to others! dumdiudum.)

    I have no part of the iphone dev team, but they have struck me as a very dedicated, thight group of people that have set out to liberate everything locked, that relates to the iphone and ipod touch (PSP,xbox,PS3 and so on).

    Yay! Happy April!

  3. #163
    didn't fool me for a second. prank for sure.

  4. #164
    typical net forum april fool's prank, seen it a lot of times from different car/tech forums

  5. #165
    What's Jailbreak?
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    Default Hmmm
    I hope this isn't true, and given the date it's only an April Fool's joke

  6. #166
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    Quote Originally Posted by freshiem View Post
    Isnt the dev team sponsered by us who donate? how can they sell a technology that the users of the community helped foot the bill for? that being said this PWN tool looked hype and would be devastating to who knows...this doenst seem that unlikely does it?
    keyword buddy: donate. ps theyre joking

  7. #167
    the aim of hacking is to break the roles , not to go under, if they hacked the phone is for a reason , as long as that reason exists they will exist, if not them others will.. if they stop working in this, they will open the door for others to try.
    DFU Restore Mode:

    1. Power phone OFF. 2. Hold power + home for 10 seconds. 3. Let go of power and continue to hold home until iTunes finds the phone.

  8. #168
    iPhone? More like MyPhone
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    I was just on their website and looks like the note is not there anymore! It is now an image on Steve jobs(cartoonish) saying something in Russian. HAHAHA
    Looks like we got fooled

  9. #169
    Quote Originally Posted by echo View Post
    I find it quite troubling that so many people that would not have a jailbroken/unlocked iPhone/Touch are so quick to curse the Dev Team and call them sell-outs without really knowing the truth or taking a moment to think. Even if it were true and they were offered a pile of money for their intellectual property, I say good for them. They have proved themselves to be honourable, kept their word, and have worked for the benefit of the iPhone community.

    All you witch-hunters/burners out there, tell me that you would turn down a large monetary offer for work that you have been doing for the past year (for free) so quickly? I bet most of you would take the deal. So much for notions like "trust" and "loyalty". Whatever the outcome, thanks Dev Team for all the various version of Jailbreak, AnySIM, and soon for Pwnage.

    I was going to reply to this comment but I decided not to. All I have to say I don't consider a sell out a bad thing like I said everyone has a price with me my software is not worth any price I don't care thats why I program for Linux. I love the GNU and I rather have other improve my ideas but I dont need money for my software cause its a hobby for me

    // Just a little C++ syntax
    cout <<"Just remember you don't own Microsoft Windows or Apple OS.\n" <<"You only have the right to use the OS. Linux you own that copy.\n" <<"When you think OS go Linux\n"

  10. #170
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    Ya DANG right!!!

    ITS A JOKE 1ST APRIL...People I know its early but come
    Last edited by icem8n; 2008-04-01 at 10:06 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

  11. #171
    My iPhone is a Part of Me
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    April Foooools Hayyyyyyy Good one

  12. #172
    lol that picture of jobs on their site now is hilarious. Bring on PWNED!

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  15. #175
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    jajaja well now we just have to wait for pwnage to come out.....
    btw...what is Steve jobs cartoon saying in Russian?

  16. #176
    i think it says "surprise"? Open the page up in IE and hover over it.
    Last edited by Jager673; 2008-04-01 at 11:25 AM.

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  18. #177

    Now let's get this right.

    1) When is iphone 1.2 (2.0) coming
    2) Will we be able to update/restore our unlocked 3.9 B 1.1.4 then jailbreak it and activate and unlocke it like before
    3) Can someone tell me where can i find the firmware 1.2 for iphone to start messing around with it.


  19. #178
    Wow - the dev site has a mystery:

    Look at the source code for the Jobs image -- there is a comment that says:

    maybe use color set 73746576656a6f62736861636b65646a75 here?

    WTF is that number? It looks two digits too long to be a md5sum of the Pwned tool or the 2.0 beta firmware (which is available floating around on torrent sites for those that want to get their hands on it in anticipation of the Pwned release).

    Even though it's numeric heavy, it looks to be a hexadecimal representation (I don't see anything past an 'f').

    It's so early in the morning. I can't think straight. But for those that see this comment, I'd appreciate any brainstorming.

  20. #179
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    lol @ all people believin this

    dev team your fools for this one hahahahahaha

    i bet steve jobs woke up this morning, saw the news on his daily check of and dollar signs rolled through his head. hahaha

  21. #180
    Anyone know what that says in Russian?

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